Narendra Modi Bilaspur visit Updates: Centre to invest Rs 15,000 crore for 13 projects in Himachal Pradesh, says PM

By: | Updated: October 3, 2017 10:00 PM

Narendra Modi Bilaspur visit Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation of a number of institutions in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

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Narendra Modi Bilaspur visit Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh laid the foundation stone for an AIIMS and an IIIT besides inaugurating a steel plant. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Bilaspur. As per a PMO statement, the 750-bed hospital is to be built at a cost of about Rs 1350 crore and will, in addition to healthcare, provide medical education at the under-graduate and post-graduate level, besides nursing. The prime minister also laid the foundation stone for an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) at Una.

Here are the updates

3.10 pm: “Over 4 crore families still do not have access to electricity. Through Saubhagya Yojana we want to ensure power for them,” Modi said.

3.05 pm: “Earlier there used to be only news about scams & corruption. Since we came to power, there has been no news of corruption,” PM said.

3.00 pm: What Himachal Pradesh is seeing now is a ‘Zamanati Sarkar’. People of this state do not deserve such a government: PM said.

2.55 pm: Check out JP Nadda’s tweet:

“Heartfelt gratitude to Hon PM for his encouraging words. Mission Indradhanush will lead India towards healthy future under your guidance,” says JP Nadda.

2.50 pm: Congress ke log milne aaye. Maine kaha CM ka parviaar zamanat pe hai, badalte kyun nahi? Unhone kaha kaise, puri party hi zamanat pe hai: PM Modi

2.40 pm: The 750-bed hospital is to be built at a cost of about Rs 1350 crore and will, in addition to healthcare, provide medical education at the under-graduate and post-graduate level, besides nursing, according to a PMO statement.

2.36 pm:   Modi is also inaugurate a Steel Processing Unit of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), at Kandrori in Kangra, the statement said.

02:26 PM: Over 4 crore families still do not have access to electricity. Through Saubhagya Yojana we want to ensure power for them, says PM

02:25 PM: PM Modi said, “Earlier there used to be only news about scams & corruption. Since we came to power, there has been no news of corruption.”

02:24 PM: What Himachal Pradesh is seeing now is a ‘Zamanati Sarkar’. People of this state do not deserve such a government, says PM

02:22 PM: Himachal needs good roads & proper electricity. Only then tourism will get a boost and hence add to the state’s economy, says PM

02:20 PM: PM Modi said, “I laud people of Himachal for their awareness towards Swachhata. A clean Himachal would boost tourism & add to progress of the state.”

02:19 PM: By conducting Surgical Strikes, the country’s military has shown its prowess and made the nation proud, says PM

02:18 PM: For over 40 years, OROP was pending. Now, we have disbursed 3 out of 4 installments that have helped our ex-servicemen, says PM Modi

02:13 PM: There are 13 development projects in Himachal Pradesh for which Central Govt will invest Rs 15,000 Crore, says PM Modi

02:08 PM: With the Shilanyas of IIIT, we are laying the foundations of a futuristic Himachal Pradesh. This will benefit the people of the state, says PM

02:06 PM: While talking about laying down the foundation stone for IIIT, PM said that it is not just a college but it is the beginning of a new era.

02:05 PM: Indradhanush Yojna has covered significant ground in vaccination. I congratulate JP Nadda ji for his efforts, says PM

02:04 PM: While talking about new job opportunities PM Modi said that the new AIIMS campus will also boost employment opportunities in Himachal Pradesh.

02:01 PM: We’re making a campus where over 3000 people will work together. This is also bringing employment opportunities, says PM Modi

01:57 PM: While talking about the new AIIMS institute, PM said, “This AIIMS has not only come as  lifeline for the people of Himachal but also a boost to the tourism sector here”

01:56 PM: Tourists come here from far off places. If they get access to AIIMS & get treated well, they will want to come here frequently, says PM Modi

01:55 PM: Coming of AIIMS to Himachal Pradesh and in this part of the state has wide-ranging benefits for people, says PM

01:54 PM: PM today inaugurated multiple projects worth Rs 1500 cr in Himachal Pradesh

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01:50 PM: PM Modi says, I thank the people who have joined us today in large numbers. Happy to be in this Dev Bhumi & Vir Bhumi of Himachal.

01:48 PM: This is sacred land, it is Vir Bhoomi, says PM

01:47 PM: I have a special bond with Himachal Pradesh says, PM Narendra Modi

01:43 PM: PM Modi speaks at foundation stone laying ceremony of AIIMS in HP’s Bilaspur

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01:36 PM: PM Narendra Modi will be addressing the gathering shortly

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01:25 PM: In just 3 years, Himachal now has 3 medical colleges in the state, super speciality block, 2 Cancer centres, says JPNadda

01:23 PM: Himachal Pradesh’s development had been abandoned earlier, not anymore, says JP Nadda

01:21 PM: People of Himachal Pradesh are grateful for several initiatives taken to improve healthcare in the state, says JP Nadda

01:02 PM: The TATA Digital Nerve Centre at Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh has also been inaugurated by PM Modi

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01:00 PM: The Prime Minister has inaugurated the Steel Processing Unit, Sail at Bilaspur

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12:58 PM: PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS in Bilaspur. Governor Acharya Dev Vrat, CM Virbhadra Singh and Union Min JP Nadda present

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12:57 PM: Governor of Punjab Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore was also present at the Chandigarh airport to receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the Haryana CM.

12:55 PM: After laying down the foundation stone, Pm Modi will address a public meeting.

12:53 PM: PM Modi has reached the event and he will ay foundation stone of AIIMS Bilaspur, IIIT UNA & inaugurate SAIL at Kangra shortly.

12:51 PM: By an Act of Parliament, AIIMS have been declared as the Institutes of National Importance.

12:50 PM: AIIMS are a group of autonomous public medical colleges of higher education.

12:47 PM: The 750-bed hospital in Bilaspur will be built at a cost of approximately Rs 1,350 crore.

12:33 PM: On the evening of 4th October, PM Narendra Modi will address company secretaries at the inauguration of the golden jubilee year of the institute.

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12:28 PM: On arrival, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at the airport.

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12:24 PM: Along with the laying down the foundation of the two new institutions, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) plant at Kandrori, Kangra.

12:14 PM: PM Narendra Modi has reached Chandigarh, he will lay the foundation stone of AIIMS at Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur.

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